2008 Winter Northeast Roadshow – Resources and Summary

The Winter Northeast Roadshow series has run its course!  Jim and I traveled about 2,000 miles to deliver seven events for nearly 600 people across the Northeast, and had a great time bringing developer technology and practices to you. The Goods As promised, we’re posting the content and resources from each of our sessions.  Look…


Winter Northeast Roadshow Update

Jim and I are on the home stretch for the 2008 Winter Northeast Roadshow!  After four stops over the prior two weeks, we’re heading into a three-event week at the following locations: Mon. 12/15 – Waltham, MA [Register] Geek Gathering 4:30-6:30+ Tue. 12/16 – Augusta, ME [Register] Thur. 12/18 – Nashua, NH [Register] We’re going…


Waltham Geek Gathering on Monday (12/15)

We’ll be descending upon Watch City Brewing in Waltham, MA on Monday (after running the 200+ reg. Northeast Roadshow developer event).  Just an informal chance to gather to chat with fellow developers and enjoy a brew. When?  Monday, 12/15, starting around 4:30 until 6:30+ Where?  Watch City Brewing, 256 Moody Street, Waltham, MA [1-click directions]…


New England Data Camp v1.0 – January 24th

Adam Machanic, with the New England SQL Server Users Group and Southern New England SQL Server Users Group, has been working to create a data-focused event based on the Code Camp concept.  New England Data Camp v1.0 will be on January 24th from 8:15 AM to 5:30 PM at the Microsoft offices in Waltham, MA….


Boston .NET User Group Holiday Potluck and Tech Swap

A new twist for this year’s annual Boston .NET User Group holiday gathering – a Tech Swap!  Based on a great idea from Bob Nims and the Visual Developers of Upstate NY group, the Tech Swap will be a chance to exchange your tech items with fellow developers, mixed in with a dose of festive…


The Roadshow Comes to New Hampshire on 12/18!

Breaking news!  We’ve been able to arrange a visit to New Hampshire for the Winter Northeast Roadshow!  We’ll be spending the day at Daniel Webster College on December 18th, talking about jQuery & ASP.NET, Workflow, WPF, Silverlight, WCF, and a bunch more: Register here! Northeast Roadshow, December 18th Daniel Webster College Collings Auditorium 20 University…


Congratulations to John Ross and Ron Thibeau, Community Super Heroes

This Thursday, at the TechNet / MSDN event held in Boston, John Ross and Ron Thibeau were recognized for their outstanding support of both the IT pro and developer communities in the northeast with the first Community Super Hero Award. Hats off to my colleague Dan Stolts, (please see Dan’s post on the award and…


Visual Studio 2010 & .NET 4.0 Training Kit Available

  If you’re interested in learning more about the what’s coming in the VS 2010/.NET 4.0 wave, check out the "Visual Studio 2010 & .NET 4.0 Training Kit" (November Preview): The Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Framework 4.0 Training Kit includes presentations, hands-on labs, and demos. This content is designed to help you learn how…


Join Us for The Winter Northeast MSDN Roadshow!

[UPDATE 11/19 – We’ve added New Hampshire to our tour for December 18th!] We just couldn’t take not being out on the road, talking about tech, so we’re heading back out again in December for the Winter Northeast Roadshow!  This, our seventh Roadshow, will feature a ton of great stuff like jQuery and ASP.NET 3.5…


XamlFest Boston: Come As You Are, Leave Xamlized

Are you excited about the WPF but concerned about the learning curve?  Have you seen Silverlight but don’t know where to get started?  Or are you curious about how tools like Visual Studio and Expression Blend help designers and developers work together to deliver great user experiences? If so, join us at XamlFest! XamlFest is…